discuss the issues of drinking water availability and quality in the southwestern u s including san diego county and explain the issues of climate change

  • 1. Discuss the issues of drinking water availability and quality in the Southwestern U.S., including San Diego County.
    In your essay, include a discussion of:
    • local climate
    • population changes, especially since World War II
    • local vs. imported water
    • “waste” treatment and recycling attitudes (“toilet to tap”)

    Your answer should be no less than 700 words.

    2. Explain the issues of Climate Change.In your essay, include discussions of:

    • greenhouse gases, comparing Earth to Venus and Mars
    • the Keeling Curve, extrapolated back 800,000 years
    • ice ages, including the one we’re in now
    • sea level: past, present and future
    • ocean acidification
    • methane released from permafrost and ocean floor

    Your answer should be no less than 700 words.